Where is Holywood?

Holywood is located in the county of Dumfries, Scotland, three miles north-west of the town of Dumfries, 32 miles north-west of the major city of Carlisle, 62 miles south of Edinburgh, 251 miles north of Cardiff, and 287 miles north-west of London. Holywood lies four miles east of the The Stewartry of Kirkcudbright border, and was historically in the county of Dumfriesshire. Holywood falls within the unitary authority of Dumfries and Galloway. It is in the DG2 postcode district. The post town for Holywood is Dumfries.

Holywood on a map

Bounding box showing extent of Holywood
Location of Holywood within the UK

Which county is Holywood in?

Holywood is in the ceremonial county of Dumfries, the historic county of Dumfriesshire, and the administrative county of Dumfries and Galloway.

Ceremonial CountyDumfries
Historic CountyDumfriesshire
Administrative CountyDumfries and Galloway

Where is Holywood in Dumfries?

Holywood is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Dumfries, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Dumfries.

Location of Holywood within Dumfries

What is the postcode for Holywood?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Holywood is DG2 0RF.

Where is Holywood in DG2?

Holywood is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the DG2 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the DG2 postcode district.

Location of Holywood within DG2

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What is the post town for Holywood?

The post town for Holywood is Dumfries. Holywood is in the DG2 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Dumfries.

What is the latitude and longitude of Holywood?

The centre of Holywood is located at position 55.10152° latitude and -3.64559° longitude.

Latitude55.10152°
Longitude-3.64559°

What is the easting and northing of Holywood?

The centre of Holywood is located at the grid reference easting 295100 and northing 579804 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting295100
Northing579804

What are the nearest towns to Holywood?

Position of Holywood relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Holywood to the centre of the town.

3m
Holywood is 3 miles north-west of Dumfries
8m
Holywood is 8 miles west of Lochmaben
12m
Holywood is 12 miles west of Lockerbie
14m
Holywood is 14 miles north-east of Dalbeattie
16m
Holywood is 16 miles north-east of Castle Douglas
17m
Holywood is 17 miles north-west of Annan
18m
Holywood is 18 miles south-west of Moffat
19m
Holywood is 19 miles north-west of Silloth
20m
Holywood is 20 miles east of New Galloway
21m
Holywood is 21 miles south-east of Sanquhar

What are the nearest cities to Holywood?

Position of Holywood relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Holywood to the centre of the city.

32m
Holywood is 32 miles north-west of Carlisle
58m
Holywood is 58 miles south of Glasgow
62m
Holywood is 62 miles south of Edinburgh
71m
Holywood is 71 miles south of Stirling
80m
Holywood is 80 miles north-west of Lancaster
81m
Holywood is 81 miles west of Newcastle upon Tyne
85m
Holywood is 85 miles west of Durham
90m
Holywood is 90 miles south of Perth
91m
Holywood is 91 miles west of Sunderland
97m
Holywood is 97 miles south of Dundee

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